RURAL BOX BUTTE COUNTY DEATH INVESTIGATED

Posted 9 months ago

By Kevin Horn

A rural Box Butte County death is being investigated by the Nebraska State Patrol and Box Butte County Sheriff’s office.

In a news release, the Box Butte County Attorney’s office reports that 32-year-old Bobby Elford of Alliance, who was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 26-year-old Dylan Kaiser of Alliance, was pronounced dead at Box Butte General Hospital Monday at 2:25 pm. Elford was transported to the hospital from 7660 Hayes Road, located about six miles southwest of Hemingford.

An autopsy on Elford was performed at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff Tuesday morning. Details as to the cause of death are still under investigation.

Kaiser was arrested for misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide and was released by the Box Butte County Court on a personal recognizance.